Air Cargo

Air Cargo and Airport Security: Data-Based Systems Can Address These Issues Proactively

Tuesday, August 8, 2023 · Charles Edwards, vice president, SASI World
From a financial perspective, theft reduction is clearly reflected on a company’s profit and loss statement and balance sheet. What is also needed is a recognition of the value of continuous education and training of managers and staff to combat criminal efforts to disrupt…

Education vs. Training: Accommodating AI in the Worldwide Air Cargo Logistics Industry

Wednesday, August 2, 2023 · Charles Edwards, vice president, SASI World
Artificial intelligence can change how we move air cargo – using education instead of training is the recommended approach to prepare for the changes.

How AI can create new opportunities for the worldwide air cargo logistics industry

Thursday, May 25, 2023 · Charles Edwards, vice president, SASI World
Empowerment must be combined with continuous learning at all organizational levels. Preparing for AI means a move away from traditional training to learning.

What are beneficial cargo owners and why should we care?

Tuesday, January 3, 2023 · Charles Edwards
This category of companies and even individuals is taking an increasingly proactive role in the worldwide air cargo logistics industry. You need to pay attention in this new year.

The past is NOT prologue

Monday, December 12, 2022 · Charles Edwards
There is an overwhelming need to implement new business models in the worldwide air cargo logistics industry.

Moving an oversized aircraft engine from Miami to the Azores

Thursday, December 1, 2022 · SCMR Staff
Aviation services group Air Partner coordinated the move using an Antonov AN-124 and Boeing 747 Freighter.

The continuous evolution of air cargo logistics challenges

Friday, July 8, 2022 · Charles Edwards
Here’s a look at the disruptions that are changing air cargo the world around. Strap in for a bumpy flight.

Air cargo logistics challenges move front and center

Friday, May 6, 2022 · Charles Edwards
This new blog series takes a look at the disruptions changing air cargo and its transport the world around. Strap in for a bumpy flight.

Air Cargo Update: Less Regulatory Interference, Please

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 · Patrick Burnson
The International Air Transport Association renewed its call to governments to take urgent measures to ensure that vital air cargo supply lines remain open, and effective. In the United States, meanwhile, The Airforwarders Association is asking the Biden Administration to…

Supply Chain Managers Will Take Look at Air Cargo Options This Year

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 · Patrick Burnson
The Airforwarders Association (AfA), Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA) and the Air Expedited Motor Carriers Association (AEMCA) will stage their annual AirCargo Conference to be held January 26 – 28, 2020, at the Omni Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

Become STANDARD and reach EXTRAORDINARY supply management performance

Tuesday, September 3, 2019 · Mark Trowbridge, CPSM, C.P.M., MCIPS
A surprising number of procurement leaders fail to understand significant benefits that result from “standardizing” the products and services for which they are responsible. But,there are at least six ways that supply management organizations can exploit standardization to…

IATA Issues Alarm About BREXIT Impact on Global Supply Chains

Monday, October 29, 2018 · Patrick Burnson
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent action by the UK and the European Union to put in place contingency planning for the continuation of air services in the event of a "no-deal Brexit"

DHL Global Forwarding Adds Air Cargo Capacity to Serve Transpacific Supply Chains

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 · Patrick Burnson
Further evidence of surging consumer demand in the Asia Pacific surfaced last week when DHL Global Forwarding began deploying a second dedicated Boeing 747-400 Freighter to connect the US, Europe and Asia.

Demand in the Global Air Cargo Supply Chain Remains “Robust”

Monday, February 5, 2018 · Patrick Burnson
The International Air Transport Association recently released full-year 2017 data for global air freight markets showing that global demand grew by 9.0%. This was more than double the 3.6% annual growth recorded in 2016.

Air Cargo Supply Chains Continue to Remain Robust

Tuesday, December 5, 2017 · Patrick Burnson
According to The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the inventory-to-sales ratio in the U.S. is “tracking sideways,” signaling that the period when companies look to restock inventories quickly—which often gives air cargo a boost—has ended.



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